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Helen Skouteris is the Monash Warwick Alliance Joint Professor of Healthcare Improvement and Implementation Science at Monash University. Helen will be focused on establishing long term collaborative reesarch and education/training programs in healthcare improvement, implementation science/health servcies research, working with colleagues from the Monash Centre for Health Research (where Helen is based), Monash University, Warwick University, Monash Partners and beyond.  

Helen has a strong track record in longitudinal multi-factorial research, randomised controlled trials, implementation research and hgiher degree reesarch supervision. Her research since 2010 has predominantly focused on building agency/capacity in "the consumer' to make healthy lifestyle cjocies across preconception, pregnancy, preschool, and childhood, including adolesence, to reducde the burden of obesity. Her work has also been focused extensively on social service and educational sector improvement that translates to better health outcomes for children, young people, adults and families and is critical to transforming policy across these sectors.

External positions

Honorary Professor, Deakin University

17 Nov 201717 Nov 2020

Research area keywords

  • Women's Health
  • Children's health
  • Pregnancy
  • Preconception
  • Healthy Living
  • Implementation science
  • Translation

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Research Output

A network analysis comparison of central determinants of body dissatisfaction among pregnant and non-pregnant women

Fuller-Tyszkiewicz, M., Broadbent, J., Richardson, B., Watson, B., Klas, A. & Skouteris, H., Mar 2020, In : Body Image. 32, p. 111-120 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
1 Citation (Scopus)

A qualitative insight into the relationship between postpartum depression and body image

Hartley, E., Fuller-Tyszkiewicz, M., Skouteris, H. & Hill, B., Jan 2020, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Reproductive and Infant Psychology. 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Are Lifestyle Interventions to Reduce Excessive Gestational Weight Gain Cost Effective? A Systematic Review

Bailey, C., Skouteris, H., Teede, H., Hill, B., De Courten, B., Walker, R., Liew, D., Thangaratinam, S. & Ademi, Z., 1 Feb 2020, In : Current Diabetes Reports. 20, 2, 16 p., 6.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview ArticleResearchpeer-review

Cost Effectiveness of Antenatal Lifestyle Interventions for Preventing Gestational Diabetes and Hypertensive Disease in Pregnancy

Bailey, C., Skouteris, H., Harrison, C., Boyle, J., Bartlett, R., Hill, B., Thangaratinam, S., Teede, H. J. & Ademi, Z., 5 Feb 2020, (Accepted/In press) In : PharmacoEconomics - Open. 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access

Early mother-child dyadic pathways to childhood obesity risk: A conceptual model

Bergmeier, H., Paxton, S. J., Milgrom, J., Anderson, S. E., Baur, L., Hill, B., Lim, S., Green, R. & Skouteris, H., 1 Jan 2020, In : Appetite. 144, 7 p., 104459.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
2 Citations (Scopus)